Pip Abbott

Pip joined Chalk & Behrendt in 2020. Prior to joining Chalk & Behrendt Pip worked in Alice Springs with the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) as well as in number of legal roles in Sydney including for a commercial law firm and a community legal service.

While at NAAJA, Pip regularly travelled to remote communities to represent and advocate for clients. While working in commercial law, Pip gained experience in a large-scale litigation proceedings and corporate transactions.

Prior to practising law, Pip worked in Corporate Governance for two ASX-listed companies. Pip has also worked for in communication and funding role for an environmental protection NFP organisation in Cairo, Egypt.

Pip is experienced in advising on statutory compliance and governance matters and conducting proceedings in the Local & District Court, the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of New South Wales, and in the Federal Court of Australia. She also has experience in advising in relation to Aboriginal land rights and native title issues.